Business

Mathew Ingram | GigaOM | 8/22/2014
The Huffington Post and Beacon Reader — a crowdfunding platform for journalism that we’ve written about before — announced on Wednesday that they have formed a partnership to fund and train a citizen journalist who is currently writing about the protests taking place in Ferguson, Mo.
Lynne Marek | Chicago Business | 8/22/2014
Once the two new North Shore papers are added, 22nd Century Media will have a collective print and digital circulation of 175,000 in suburban Chicago.
Amanda Meade | The Guardian | 8/21/2014
The chief executive of News Corp Australia, Julian Clarke, has strongly defended the Australian’s $30m drain on the Murdoch empire, saying the newspaper is a much-loved flagship and the country’s most influential newspaper.
Michelle Castillo | Adweek | 8/21/2014
It’s official: HuffPost India—a partnership between the Huffington Post Media Group and The Times of India Group—will launch on Nov. 25.
Dennis Romero | LA Weekly | 8/20/2014
BuzzFeed has gone on a hiring spree this year, adding about a dozen Latino bylines to its staff.
Andrew Beaujon | Poynter | 8/20/2014
The properties for sale cross seven states including California, Connecticut, Colorado and Pennsylvania.
Second Street | Press Release | 8/19/2014
Second Street plans to bring enhanced mobile functionality and a larger deal network to partner.
Lucia Moses | Digiday | 8/19/2014
The role of the audience-development executive has evolved with the rise of social.
Pezhman Azimi | Mideast Times | 8/18/2014
McClatchy (NYSE:MNI) VP Anders Gyllenhaal sold 59,716 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.42, for a total transaction of $263,944.72.
businessreport.com | 8/18/2014
The sale of the four newspapers includes the assets of their websites and a free "shopper" publication.
Joel Mathis | Philidelphia | 8/14/2014
Jennifer Clark, who will be the associate publisher of both newspapers, said they will continue to operate with separate editorial identities.
Press Release | Exponent Media Group | 8/14/2014
Orlando, Florida, August 14, 2014 -- Exponent Media Group, Inc., will now produce the weekly automotive section for The Charlotte Observer, in Charlotte NC.  
Rupert Neate | The Guardian | 8/12/2014
It is only eight years old and best known for collating funny videos of cats and so-called "listicles" of trivia (such as 40 Things That Will Make You Feel Old), but viral internet sensation BuzzFeed was on Monday valued at more than three times as much as the Washington Post, the venerable US newspaper whose exposure of the Watergate scandal brought down President Richard Nixon.
Nu Yang | 8/18/2014
Mathew Ingram | GigaOm | 8/19/2014
Ryan Chittum | Columbia Journalism Review | 8/18/2014